Beyond Two Cultures: The Sciences as Liberal Arts

The Fifth Annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts

February 18-19, 2005




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From the Tide Pool to the Stars: Sailing with the Spirits of John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts on a New Voyage of Discovery around Baja California
Jon Christensen, Stanford University


On the Universality of Creativity in the Liberal Arts and Sciences
James Gates, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College ParkĀ 


Cultures of Knowledge, Cultures of the Interior
Gillian Beer, DBE, FBA, LittD, DLitt, University of Cambridge


Engaging Contemporary Issues: An Essential Synergy Between the Sciences and Non-sciences as Liberal Arts
Hessel Bouma III, Ph.D., Calvin College


Neuroscience and the Soul: Contextualized Science in the Liberal Arts College
Thomas G. Fikes, Westmont College


Everything Old is New Again: Circularity and Singularity in the Pursuit of Science as a Liberal Art
Susan R. Singer, Ph.D, Roy O. Elveton, Ph.D, and Kathie Galotti, Ph.D,Carleton CollegeĀ